Important Notice to G.S.C Members
Dear Parents, Coaches, Swimmers and GSC Members
With immediate effect, Galway Swimming Club will be ceasing all training for all squads as of this evening- Thursday 12th March 2020 – until further notice in the interest of the health and welfare of all members and staff.
Swim Ireland had decreed the cancellation of all galas, competitions, meetings and any social or fundraising activities for all swimming clubs as a consequence of the COVID-19 virus. Statement from Swim Ireland, March 12th 2020. They had anticipated that there would not be any impact on training but urged clubs to engage with their facility providers.
As of this evening, the primary facility providers for GSC, namely Leisureland and Kingfjsher NUIG, have made contact to advise that they are closing until the 29th and 30th of March respectively. They are acting in accordance with HSE regulations and requirements, safeguarding the health and wellbeing of all.
We will keep members updated over the coming days/weeks by email, on our WhatsApp groups, as well as the GSC Facebook page and website.
We greatly appreciate your understanding and your continued support. In the meantime, take care of yourselves and each other and we hope to see you all back in the water once we have a return to training date.